fi-compass news

April 2020
Accessible geothermal energy thanks to ESIF financing
How do we replace fossil fuels? That is the big question. While intermittent renewables like solar and wind, when paired with batteries ... Read the full story
fi-compass supporting the European Commission’s Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative
The COVID-19 pandemic is clearly already having a significant impact on everybody’s daily life. We send our best wishes to all our ... Read the full story
State aid: Commission extends Temporary Framework to enable Member States fight Coronavirus and protect jobs
The State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the European Commission on 19 March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak has been extended to ... Read the full story
Amendments to the Common Provisions Regulation – new flexibilities for financial instruments to respond to COVID-19 outbreak
As part of the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative (CRII), the Common Provisions Regulation 1303/2013 (CPR) has been amended to ... Read the full story
March 2020
State aid Temporary Framework adopted
The European Commission has adopted legislation to introduce a temporary framework to enable Member States to use the full flexibility ... Read the full story
Gap analysis of SME financing – new fi-compass report published
A new report has been published on the fi-compass website, which presents an analysis of the financing gaps and market failures relating to ... Read the full story
European Commission’s updated annotated reporting template for financial instruments published on fi-compass
All managing authorities using European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) are required by Article 46 of the Common Provisions ... Read the full story
RegioStars Awards 2020 launched: submit your successful ESIF financial instrument projects to the competition
The RegioStars Awards 2020 have been launched by the European Commission. Applications are invited from EU funded projects which ... Read the full story
February 2020
EC audit methodology for financial instruments 2014-2020
The European Commission’s ‘Audit methodology for auditing financial instruments 2014-2020’ is available here on the fi-compass website. ... Read the full story
Annual summary of data on the use of ESIF financial instruments as at 2018 published by the European Commission
The European Commission has published its annual report summarising data on the use of ESIF financial instruments for the period ending ... Read the full story